Here's the place to list any fibre courses that are happening. Just send the information to the WebMaster so members can know about them and register if they wish. Send your information in Word format.
David Kibuuka Batik Workshop(s)
Beginner workshop Tuesday, September 8th and Wednesday, the 9th, 2014 followed by the intermediate workshop on Thursday, September 10th and Friday, the 11th. Location is the Millarville Raceetrack Hall.
2 day beginner $195. David has patterned templates to make yourown design for fabric and sewing projects. He also has templates to make portraits. All supplies are included.
2 days intermediate/advanced workshop $195. This goes into more detail. All supplies are included.
A minimum of 8 people are needed and a maximum of 15 can be accommodated. Contact David directly (416-825-3228) or email Deb Solc
The Stony Plain Woolworkers Guild is sponsoring a 3 day Introductory weaving course, instructed by Catherine Ross. It is to be held in Stony Plain, from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm, on Wednesday September 10th, 17th, and 24th, 2014. All supplies will be included to make a bag. Students will receive written instructions plus their finished project. Cost $150.00. Deadline to register August 28, 2014. Contact Phyllis at 780-963-6876 for the address and to register.
Weave Summer & Winter on Eight Shafts with Mary Bentley, September 5-7, 2014. Check out the poster and additional information. Jean Curry writes; "Many of our members remember Mary Bentley, the master of Summer and Winter. She has semi-retired from teaching, but has agreed to teach here on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of BC. Jean took her 8 shaft Summer and Winter this September and said that it was wonderful. She is such a knowledgeable and sharing teacher. It is so worth the trip. We can find recommendations for places to stay that are affordable. Consider a retreat with a couple of friends!!!"
Yoshiko Wada is coming to Calgary, a world expert on Shibori dyeing, she will be teaching in August of 2014. She will be giving a 3-day workshop on Sculptural Shibori, and a 2-day workshop on Nautral Dyeing. Approximate dates: August 24-28, 2014. Cost: approximately $350 per course. 50% non-refundable deposit request once details are finalized. Details can be seen at
For more information contact Karin Millson (Kreative Momentum) who is the SDA rep for Alberta.
All classes take place at the Strathcona Community League - 10139 - 87 Avenue, Edmonton.
For more information on these two workshops visit their website.
Courses offered in weaving, pottery, woodworking, beginning spinning, beginning weaving, beginning spinning, felted stone soap, kumihimo, silk fusion, wire earrings. New: Courses for Kids (ages 8--12): Pottery, Fibre, Kumihimo. Fall registration night: September 3 & 4, 2014, 7-9 pm, at the Camrose Craft Centre, 2nd floor of the Camrose Community Centre, 4516 54 Street. Call 780-672-2551780-672-2551 (eve) or email Lois for more information. Check out the Craft Centre's website: www.camrosecraftcentre.ca
Spin-Ins - at Lois Larson's home, Camrose. Contact: Lois Larson